Lake Cyrus

Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. more

Jan 30, 2017 8:01 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools


Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. more

Jan 13, 2017 10:11 PM Elementary/Intermediate Schools 10 Comments

Carmike Cinemas Patton Creek

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission gave its approval tonight, but now the proposal goes to the Hoover City Council. more

Dec 12, 2016 9:45 PM Businesses 6 Comments

Alabama 150 widening Sept 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

The plan is to widen Alabama 150 to five lanes between Shades Crest Road and the entrance to Lake Cyrus and to replace two bridges over Shades Creek and a railroad track. more

Dec 1, 2016 3:18 PM News 1 Comments

Lake Cyrus house fire 8-6-16

Photo by Hoover Fire Department

Neighbors set up a GoFundMe account to assist the family of four. more

Aug 7, 2016 12:25 AM News


Photo by Erica Techo.

Lake Cyrus residents boost security after fatal shooting in January. more

Feb 29, 2016 4:12 PM News

Ahmad Jacquan Johnson

Photo courtesy of Hoover Police Department

Police say the two suspects are part of a group of common street criminals in Bessemer called M-tre that steal and break into cars. more

Feb 4, 2016 11:23 AM News

Blake Thompson

Photo courtesy of The Blake Whitney Thompson Co.

A new developer is coming to Hoover, with plans to invest about $22 million in two residential projects. more

Jan 26, 2016 3:18 PM Businesses

Police have several other suspects in custody, ages 16-20, who have not been charged in relation to the homicide yet. more

Jan 15, 2016 3:37 PM News 1 Comments

Blake Whitney Thompson

Photo courtesy of The Blake Whitney Thompson Co.

The out-of-state company plans to invest $22 million in Trace Crossings, Lake Cyrus projects. more

Jan 14, 2016 5:58 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Lake Cyrus

Matthew Allen

The funeral for Mike Gilotti, who was killed around 5 a.m. on Jan. 5 as he was leaving his home on Parkside Circle, will be held at Riverchase United Methodist Church. more

Jan 9, 2016 8:05 PM News


Hoover Police Department

The two men caught on surveillance footage and two others are wanted for questioning. more

Jan 8, 2016 7:37 PM News

Lake Cyrus community meeting 1-6-16

Photo courtesy of John Lyda

More than 200 residents gathered at Brock's Gap Intermediate School. more

Jan 6, 2016 10:11 PM News

Suspect vehicle

Hoover Police Department

Police report and older Ford pickup truck was seen leaving Lake Cyrus around the time of yesterday's homicide, and a stolen vehicle matching that description was found in Bessemer. more

Jan 6, 2016 9:35 AM News

Police said the shooting may be connected to a car burglary. more

Jan 5, 2016 4:01 PM News 1 Comments

Lake Cyrus

Matthew Allen

Police have identified the victim of an early morning shooting as a 33-year-old Iraq War veteran and father of two. more

Jan 5, 2016 4:00 PM News 1 Comments


Erica Techo

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 33-year-old Lake Cyrus resident that occurred early this morning. more

Jan 5, 2016 2:57 PM News

Hoover school rezoning meeting 10-19-15

Photo by Jon Anderson

Parents at Deer Valley Elementary share concerns about the quality of education offered at Trace Crossings Elementary, though some were hesitant to mention the school by name. more

Oct 19, 2015 10:51 PM Schools 3 Comments

The Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission is set to discuss a proposed two proposed subdivisions in Ross Bridge and three proposed subdivisions at Lake Cyrus. more

Aug 8, 2015 12:42 PM News

A suspect was formally charged today in connection with recent thefts of packages from houses in the Lake Cyrus neighborhood. more

Jun 19, 2015 3:08 PM News


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